The Valleys

Things to see and do

Featured attractions
Caerphilly CastleCaerphilly CastleTake a peek
Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor CentreParc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor CentreTake a peek
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art GalleryCyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art GalleryTake a peek
Big Pit: National Coal MuseumBig Pit: National Coal MuseumTake a peek
Gnoll Estate Country ParkGnoll Estate Country ParkTake a peek
Guardian - Six BellsGuardian - Six BellsTake a peek
Explorers Wanted

The Valleys has more than enough to fill the longest of weekend breaks!

It’s one of the many unexpected things about The Valleys. Did you know, for example, that we’re home to one of Europe’s biggest and best medieval castles (it’s smack in the middle of Caerphilly – you can’t miss it)? Or the scenic Brecon Mountain Railway a narrow-gauge railway where you get on in Merthyr Tydfil and get off in the heart of the Brecon Beacons? Or our very own World Heritage Site at Blaenavon, an equivalent of the Taj Mahal and Great Wall of China?

All this together with numerous heritage sites, green country parks and great stories means that there is something new to explore each weekend!


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Dark Sky Discovery Site - Dare Valley Country Park

Trecynon, Aberdare,

Orion Class Dare Valley Country Park has ample parking and a large area in which to observe the night sky. Good Horizons with slightly obstructed...

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Theatr Soar

Canolfan Soar, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil,

Theatr Soar offers a stage to a community, a resource to realise ambitions, and a space where the professional and amateur can captivate an audience....

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Virginia Park Golf Club & Driving Centre

Virginia Park, Caerphilly,

Well established, picturesque, tree lined, parkland course is set in low undulating land and benefits from features such as ponds and bunkers.

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Dark Sky Discovery Site - Bwlch Mountain

Bwlch Mountain Rd, A4061 ,

Milkyway Class A lay-by located on top of the Bwlch mountain the site provides uninterrupted views to the south, east and west. Directions - The si...

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Big Pit National Coal Museum

Blaenavon, Torfaen, Blaenavon

Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, Big Pit is an exciting an...

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The Coliseum Theatre

Mount Pleasant Street, Trecynon, Aberdare

A unique 1930’s art deco 650 seat theatre nestling in the suburbs of Aberdare. A busy venue bursting with an energetic programme of drama, comedy, o...

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Rock UK Summit Cente

Rock UK Summit Centre, The Old Drift Mine, Trelewis, Treharris

Rock UK has reopened the Welsh Climbing Centre in Trelewis. They offer memberships and many activities for a range of ages and abilities

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Fir Tree Centre

Fir Tree Drive, Quakers Yard,

The Fir Tree Community Centre is situated just above the Taff Trail in Quakers Yard. It offers wide range of services including room hire for trainin...

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Festival Park Ebbw Vale Branded Outlet Shopping

Festival Park Branded Outlet Shopping, Victoria, Ebbw Vale

With over 40 shops to choose from, the UK's longest super tubing run, the Red Dragon's Adventure Castle, 1000 free carparking places, woodland craft ...

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Blackwood Miners Institute

High Street, Blackwood

BMI is located in the South East Valleys of Wales presenting a variety of arts & entertainment events including well-known household names from the w...

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